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Migrant crisis: How can the EU address the influx?

As the number of migrants crossing the Mediterranean to reach Europe soars over 100,000, European leaders are struggling to come up with solutions.

In recent weeks, naval vessels have rescued thousands of people at risk of drowning, but other, ambitious plans to resettle tens of thousands of migrants across Europe and break up the smuggling networks have yet to be agreed.

European ministers will be discussing some of the proposals in Luxembourg on Tuesday.

The BBC's Diplomatic Correspondent Paul Adams looks at some of the options open to the EU.

  • 16 Jun 2015
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